Aircraft IL38 in Russia for overhaul, mid-life upgradation: Navy

New Delhi: The Indian Navy responded to reports of its plane, Il-38, making a crash landing in Russia, saying that the aircraft was in the country for overhaul and mid-life upgradation. “The aircraft is in Russia for Overhaul (OH) and Mid Life Upgradation (MLU). No Indian Navy crew was onboard during the sortie though they […]

Where’s the money, RBI?

Mumbai:  Having speeded up printing presses to refill banks’ empty ATMs in some parts of the country, the Reserve Bank of India released data showing that people were still hoarding cash as withdrawals outpaced spending. Typically, economists say, cash withdrawn from banks takes a few months to re-enter circulation as people spend. Because of these […]

India and Mongolia to jointly combat terror

Ulaanbaatar: External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj discussed terrorism with her Mongolian counterpart Damdin Tsogtbaatar and the two agreed to collaborate to confront those who design and support terror outfits. Sushma Swaraj, who arrived in the Mongolian capital here on Tuesday after wrapping up her China visit, also called upon the country’s business community to seize […]

Manipur’s Shirui Lily Festival  Commenced

Ukhrul: Manipur’s much-awaited five-day Shirui Lily State Festival, commenced yesterday in the Ukhrul district headquarters. The festival will continue till 28th of April 2018. The festival, organized by the State Tourism Department, aims to spread awareness and conserve the endangered state flower ‘Shirui Lily’, while also promote the hill district as a potential tourist destination. […]